Carly Rae Jepsen & Lil Yachty, "It Takes Two." The pop star who's been canny in crafting an off-center career after "Call Me Maybe" success teams up with nautically named teenage rapper on a playful red-and-white color-coded remake of Rob Bass & DJ EZ Rock's 1988 hip-hop classic. Oh, yeah, it's a Target ad.
Tove Lo. The rising Swedish pop star and songwriter has penned hits for Ellie Goulding, Icona Pop, and Hilary Duff and polished her rebel grrrl attack on last year's Lady Wood. Monday at Electric Factory.
Adam Ant. Last month, the 1980s ant-music-for-sex-people and sex-music-for-ant-people New Romantic pop star had to cancel his Glenside show after his guitarist and band leader Tom Edwards died of heart failure at a hospital in Cherry Hill. The pirate-costumed Brit is back, playing a makeup show. Tuesday at the Keswick Theatre
John Doe. Now based in Austin, Texas, the X man splits time between his pioneering late 1970s punk rock band and his solo work, and he's recently turned author and editor with Under the Big Black Sun, a group memoir of the L.A. punk scene that earned an audiobook Grammy nomination. Wednesday at Sellersville Theatre.
Vusi Mahlesela. South African folk singer, former anti-apartheid activist, and sometime collaborator with countryman Dave Matthews. Tuesday at World Cafe Live Upstairs.